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Income Tax Act

Version of section 226 from 2004-08-31 to 2013-06-25:

Marginal note:Taxpayer leaving Canada

  •  (1) Where the Minister suspects that a taxpayer has left or is about to leave Canada, the Minister may, before the day otherwise fixed for payment, by notice served personally or by registered letter addressed to the taxpayer’s latest known address, demand payment of the amount of all taxes, interest and penalties for which the taxpayer is liable or would be liable if the time for payment had arrived, and that amount shall be paid forthwith by the taxpayer notwithstanding any other provision of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Where a taxpayer fails to pay, as required, any tax, interest or penalties demanded under this section, the Minister may direct that the goods and chattels of the taxpayer be seized and subsections 225(2) to 225(5) apply, with respect to the seizure, with such modifications as the circumstances require.

  • [NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text
  • see relevant amending Acts and regulations.]
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.), s. 226
  • 1994, c. 7, Sch. II, s. 185

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